Tag: Teaching

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3 books you should read if you’re doing a teaching course!

Reading is a truly essential part of studying, particularly for me studying an Education subject – I was always reading up on different theories and concepts. Whether you’re on the 3 years teacher training course, doing a PGCE, or completing a course like Education Studies or Early Years Childhood and want to go into primary teaching then these books are for you.

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The key to a successful PGCE year – GOOD FRIENDS!

This week has been my last week of PGCE lectures before my 8 week school placement! This scares the life out of me because it’s what the past five years of A-Levels and University Degree has been working towards. This just means that I have to put my all into it and make the most of every day on school placement as I only have 8 weeks!!

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My journey to become a teacher – Gap year or no gap year?

A topic that has cropped up a few times in conversation recently, is how much everybody wants to travel the world.

When I was younger, I never really thought I’d be the travelling type.
I didn’t expect to feel independent enough to want to book myself a round-the-world plane ticket.
Now don’t get me wrong, I love my course and being at University (as you’ve all heard a million times,) but I do wonder when my time will come to explore all of the places that are on my bucket list.

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My journey to become a teacher – What do we really think?

Over the last year and a half, I have had an absolute blast at University.

I’ve experienced really great days and also the not so great. I’ve had days when I can hardly wait to get up… and other days when I want to keep my head under the pillow for as long as possible.